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2014 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2014. And because we like to share, we made the fireworks available as a jQuery plugin on GitHub.

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on blogbymichele’s activity in 2014. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,400 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people.

There were 292 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 108 MB. That's about 6 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was August 3rd with 83 views. The most popular post that day was "A Wet Summer in the Blue Ridge Mountains" (By: Michele Babcock-Nice).

Posting Patterns

In 2014, there were 46 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 132 posts.

Longest Streak

7 April - 9 April

Best Day

with 9 posts total

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2014 were:

  1. linkedin.com
  2. twitter.com
  3. lnkd.in
  4. semalt.com
  5. facebook.com

Where did they come from?

That's 88 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. India & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2014 was The Nice, Hintermister, and Martin Side of the Family (By: Michele Babcock-Nice)

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Michael Paluch 1 comment
  • 2 Max Gresham 1 comment
  • 3 Ann Eichenberger 1 comment
  • 4 Adrienne VanHouten 1 comment
  • 5 Annette 1 comment

See you in 2015

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2014. We look forward to serving you again in 2015! Happy New Year!



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